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Currently we are seeking to purchase loose copies of Country Life Magazine prior to 1960, and bound volumes from any date (it was first published in 1897, and weekly since). We are, of course, happy to view and collect from anywhere in the UK mainland, and will also pay a commission for any introductions which result in a successful purchase. E-mail us, ring 01787 277130, or fax 01787 277677.
COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINES We currently hold in stock several thousand issues of this important English magazine. Whilst there are notable articles on most aspects of country living, fashion, travel, collecting, country pursuits etc, it is pre-eminent in two aspects; its articles on country houses, and the extent and quality of its property advertisements. In its text, since 1897 to the present day, it has published scholarly articles, many in several parts, on country houses of the British Isles. Many of these houses no longer exist, or are not open to the general public. Being a weekly magazine, during a hundred plus years of publication it has managed to cover a very substantial number of houses, both major and minor. In addition its extensive property advertisements have always contained the finest collection of substantial houses and country estates. If you have any interest in any of these areas, do contact us as we may be able to supply you with the issue you require. One copy for 5 pounds, two copies for 4 pounds each, more than two copies at 3 pounds per copy, in each case plus normal postal charges.
THE COUNTRY HOUSE
B668) Hardyment, Christina. BEHIND THE SCENES Domestic Arrangements in Historic Houses (click for illustration). 1997. 10" x 9", 256 pages, 200 illustrations including 150 plates in colour. A fascinating history of housekeeping in its widest sense, through the well-preserved properties of Britain's National Trust. Gazetteer, bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine, remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 28.00 / 18.50 pounds sterling